RF Micro Says Ex-Workers Used Secrets To Start Rival

Law360, New York (August 27, 2012, 5:17 PM EDT) -- Wireless circuitry company RF Micro Devices Inc. on Friday brought a suit in North Carolina federal court accusing a group of former employees of violating confidentiality agreements by absconding with proprietary information about the company's products and business relationships in order to form a competing company.

RFMD said in a lawsuit that former engineers Jimmy S. Xiang, Xiaohang Du and Feng Wang founded Vanchip Technologies Ltd. using trade secrets gleaned from their former employer, and that this company is now undermining RFMD's business by selling competing...
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